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On his way out, The governor said: “We are talking with the President, The police said the confession of the suspects indicted the Senate President. Reacting in a statement by its secretary Dr Alfred Mulade the forum said: “We at PANDEF call on President Buhari to immediately call the Inspector General of Police Mr Idris to order Any service chief who indulges in partisanship is not in the best of this country “The leadership of PANDEF condemns in strong terms the undue harassment and withdrawal of security from the Senate President Dr Saraki and the Speaker Mr Yakubu Dogara who occupy the number three and four positions in this country” A Mississippi school district is facing a backlash after removing To Kill A Mockingbird from its junior high curriculum Harper Lees classic novel about racism and the American South has been taken off a school reading list because the language in the book makes people feel uncomfortable The Sun Herald reported that administrators in the district of Biloxi pulled the novel from the curriculum this week Kenny Holloway vice-president of the Biloxi School Board told the newspaper: "There were complaints about it There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable and we can teach the same lesson with other books Its still in our library But theyre going to use another book in the 8th grade course"To Kill a MockingbirdThe cover of the novels first edition Credit: J B Lippincott & Co The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel first published in 1960 documents the aftermath of the alleged rape of a white woman in a small Alabama town for which a black man is facing trial The book deals with themes of racial inequality and was made into an Oscar-winning film in 1962gregory peck Gregory Peck in the 1962 movie adaptation Credit: Universal PicturesA concerned Sun Herald Reader who wrote into the paper was quoted as saying: "I think it is one of the most disturbing examples of censorship I have ever heard in that the themes in the story humanise all people regardless of their social status education level intellect and of course race "It would be difficult to find a time when it was more relevant than in days like these"The decision has faced widespread backlash on Twitter too:Why remove #ToKillaMockingbird If it makes you uncomfortable reading it then you are the exact person that needs to be reading it- Jedidiah (@chiefus86) October 14 2017 If we remove all the art that challenges us & makes us uncomfortable we wont have much worthwhile art left #Tokillamockingbird- Margaret Sadler (@McSadler17) October 14 2017If we dont teach our students the history of racism they wont recognize the tools of racism that still exist today #ToKillAMockingbird https://tco/ItPAraAhrs- Marcy Leonard (@marcyleonard315) October 15 2017#ToKillAMockingbird makes people feel uncomfortable You know what else makes people feel uncomfortable Racism and marginalization- Andy the Awesome (@andyawe14) October 14 2017NO NO NO NO NO To Kill a Mockingbird is SUPPOSED to make you uncomfortable If it doesnt youre a racist #BannedBooks #notokay https://tco/JHlr7XtqWx- Logan Levkoff PhD (@LoganLevkoff) October 14 2017However this is not the first time a ban of the book has caused outrage In 1966 the school board of Hanover County Virginia banned the book as immoral literature because the plot centred on rapeNot only was the decision widely rebuked it also even attracted a response from the author herself who in a letter to The Richmond Times offered to enrol the Hanover County School Board in any first grade of its choice and even included a $10 (£754) donationHarper LeeAuthor Harper Lee passed away in 2016 aged 89 Credit: PA "What Ive heard makes me wonder if any of its members can read" Lee wrote "To Kill A Mockingbird spells out in words of seldom more than two syllables a code of honor and conduct Christian in its ethic that is the heritage of all Southerners" In 2015 Harper Lee published a belated sequel to the novel entitled Go Set A Watchman although it was later revealed to be an early draft of her most celebrated work written in 1957 before heavy revision The author passed away in 2016 aged 89 Featured Image Credit: Universal Pictures

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